*Gardaí on duty outside The Wild Atlantic Break Café in Doonbeg. Photograph: Martin Connolly An upcoming amalgamation of the Clare and Tipperary Garda Divisions is causing fear in the north western part of the county, Fianna Fáil’s Rita McInerney has claimed.
This summer has been the quietest in East Clare in over two decades according to hospitality providers in the region.
*Mike Pence in conversation with Leo Varadkar during his St Patrick’s Day trip to the US. US Vice President, Mike Pence is due to visit Co Clare next month.
Boris Johnson would be “most welcome” to visit Co Clare if he wished to explore his ancestry roots to Bunratty.
Brexit poses some challenge for Co Clare but also provides opportunities for foreign direct investment (FDI) and tourism, a recent meeting has heard.
A continued grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft has taken €60 million out of the Mid-West economy according to Shannon Chamber who have lamented the lack of financial support provided to Shannon Airport by the Irish Government.
*Cllr Joe Cooney. Photograph: Eamon Ward For the last two elections, Joe Cooney secured more first preference votes than any other candidate in the county but he’s insisting “there are no guarantees in life” as the countdown to May 24th continues.
*Mr. LI Yong, Director General, UNIDO (centre) pictured during a tour of Shannon Free Zone with (from left): Mr. Shichun Wang, Chief of Cabinet, Office of the Director General; Kevin Thompstone, director, Shannon Chamber; Mr Kai Bethke, director of external relations and Mr. Conan Doyne, external relations expert, UNIDO. Photo: Eamon Ward. Shannon Airport’s struggles…
Mention the European Union in 2019 and one of the first items that springs to mind is of course Brexit.
Brexit is posing the risk of “farmageddon” for gravely concerned Clare farmers. With calving season underway, farmers in the county have hit out that in all the Brexit negotiations, animals and their welfare have been scarcely mentioned. Five months since its foundation, 19,000 farmers across Ireland have become members of the Beef Plan, 790 of…